The New York Times Book Review calls Edgar Award winner
James W. Hall a ?master of suspense,? and this new high-stakes
thriller shows why as Thorn embarks on a mission to save his
Earth Liberation Front, known as ELF, is a loosely knit
organization comprised of environmental activists scattered around
the country. These extremists take a ?by any means necessary?
approach to defending the planet. In the last decade ELF has been
responsible for close to a hundred million dollars in damage mainly
through arson. The FBI ranks them, along with other eco-radicals,
as the number-one homegrown terrorist threat.
Flynn Moss, Thorn?s newly discovered son, has naively fallen in
with an ELF cell in Miami which has its sights on Turkey Point, the
largest nuclear power plant in the state. This ELF group has
concocted a nonviolent plan to shut the nuke plant down?nothing
more than a huge publicity stunt to call attention to the dangers
of nuclear power. But unbeknownst to some in the group, there are
other members with a far more violent scheme in mind?to cause a
radioactive catastrophe rivaling Chernobyl or Fukushima.
With a growing sense of dread about Flynn?s whereabouts, Thorn
tracks down this son he barely knows to Prince Key, the remote
island off the shores of Miami where the ELF group is camped. Once
he arrives at Prince Key, Thorn quickly reaches a frightening
realization: There is only one way to save his son?s life. He must
join with the ecoterrorists and help them complete their deadly